A Lego model of Rhuddlan Castle with figures.

Castle competition

There's still time to take part in our #CreateWithCadw competition. Send us photos and videos of your homemade historic monuments — you could win a £100 Lego voucher!

Enter our creative competition
Castell Coch

Artists in Residence

Artists Lauren Heckler and John Abell are currently in residence at Castell Coch. Find out about their artistic approaches to this iconic site in our profile pages.

Read our artist interviews and see a selection of their works
Chepstow Castle

Magna Carta

Explore the fascinating sites on the Magna Carta and William Marshal trail — and learn more about the knight who played a key role in the story of 'The Great Charter'.

Commemorate the Magna Carta's 800th anniversary by taking the trail
Woman at Criccieth Castle

My Cadw

Are you a Cadw member? If so, you can now access a new section of the website that features vouchers, resources for fun family days out — and a chance to win a tablet.

Sign in to My Cadw now

Cadw is the Welsh Government's historic environment service working for an accessible and well-protected historic environment for Wales. Find out more

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There are so many historic places to visit. Go to our interactive map find somewhere great to visit near you.

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Conwy Castle

Heritage Tourism Project 

The Heritage Tourism Project, which is part funded by the European Regional Development Fund, has brought heritage sites across Wales to life.

See the HTP section for more information
Help, Advice and Grants

Help, Advice and Grants

Visit our help, advice and grants pages to find out more about looking after your historic property.

Find out all you need to know
Woman at Criccieth Castle

Open Doors

Wales's much-loved museums, historic buildings and hidden gems will once again welcome thousands of visitors in September 2015 as part of the annual Open Doors programme.

Find out more — and register your event

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Harlech Castle

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